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Swarovski EL 10 x 42 Binoculars Review

The Swarovski EL 10×42 Binoculars objective lens makes for quite versatile binocular. These are definitely among the best wildlife binoculars available. They are the most perfect wildlife as many people agree, for hunting and wildlife.

Main Features

  • Its main body has legendary wraparound grip making it easy to use with only one hand
  • Best diamond-bright optic used in viewing items on conditions of low-light
  • Bak-4 Prisms; fully Multi-coated Lenses
  • Swaroclean coating on its outer lens surfaces
  • 330 feet field of view, at 1,000 yards
  • Water-submersible, up to 13 ft
  • Lifetime warranty


Swarovski EL 10 x 42 Binoculars

The Main Body

The Swarovski EL 10×42 Binoculars is among four models in range of Swarovski EL Binoculars. The EL means Ergonomic light. Ergonomic features thumb depressions, and the quite comfortable wrap around the grip having gap between the barrels, enabling you to use them comfortably with one hand. They are also balanced perfectly and good for prolonged viewing period. They are light binoculars in terms of weight.

Eye Cups

The differently adjustable twist-in eye cups implies you receive 15 mm of eye relief. They are not considered as long eye relief binoculars. The eye cups are simple to remove and easy to clean.


Waterproof and Fogproof

They are fully waterproof binoculars, and its optics filled with O-rings, preventing moisture, debris and dust from getting inside.


The Optics

The quality of Swarovski Optics is considered legendary, and the new version of EL binoculars is continuing to thrive on already established and impressive base.


These models come with some fully multi-coated lenses. It implies they increase transmission of light with several anti-reflective coatings on entire air-to-glass surfaces for brighter image. They have also coating called Swaroclean that, according to Swarovski, will reduce the “energy on the surface”. This means them easier to clean. The main idea is that cleaning the eyepiece and objective lenses is now much simpler. The lenses need less vigorous cleaning that will increase significantly the life of the optics.


Roof prism design features the topmost quality BAK-4 prism. Its newest version boasts also of Swarobright, Swarovski’s prism coating designed for high color fidelity across entire range of spectrum.

Field of View

These binoculars have field of view which is 110 m wide, at 1,000 m or 330 feet at 1,000 yards.

Included Accessories

When buying, ensure you receive the binocular accessories coming with this particular model. They include Objective Lens Covers, Rain guard, Case, Lift Neck Strap and Snap Shot camera adapter. The latter will help you connect digital camera to your binocular. They take surprisingly excellent quality photos even when at long distance. Majority of digital cameras possess max.4 optical zoom, suitable extendable objective lens.


There’s no getting around this. Swarovski EL binoculars do not come cheap, and the EL 10×42 models aren’t any exception. One thing though you may be sure about is that receiving the optimal sports optics which money can buy, and having a lifetime warranty, they are the best ones in the market which you require buying.

This Swarovski 10×42 Review offers you the opportunity to read through its magnificent features since you need the best binoculars available.


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About Mark Griffin

Hi, This is Mark Griffin, a professional camp instructor, a passionate hunter and wildlife enthusiast. I like to travel & participate in hunting events across the country and abroad. I have been reloading, shooting and hunting for over 15 years now. Beside, a professional Camp Instructor, I am an avid blogger and freelance writer. Plenty of my blogs/articles have been featured on popular hunting forums and web magazines. When not hunting, photographing, writing, or spending time with my 'kiddos', I usually try to master wildlife painting!
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